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February 28, 2021

Cape Byron goes blue to get kids off Nauru

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Cape Byron students call for kids to be taken off Nauru. Photo supplied

Cape Byron Rudolf Steiner high school students have joined the campaign #KidsOffNauru to highlight the inhumane treatment of innocent children jailed by successive Australian governments.

A spokesperson said, ‘Part of the movement is to make people and our government aware that we are unhappy with how the kids and families are locked in detention centres.’


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